Regional leaders say West has obligation to help after toppling Muammar Gaddafi and leaving country to fend for itself.
The flow of crude oil to and from Libya’s two biggest oil terminals slowed to a trickle Monday after fighting between militias intensified in the turbulent North African country’s energy-rich east.
Shutdown follows attacks by armed groups on al-Hilal, a key oil region, as rebel forces in Derna form new coalition.
Fighters for the Islamic State militant group have been training in remote areas of Libya, heightening the Obama administration’s concern about a country that U.S. officials have largely ignored since its 2011 revolution.
Profiling agitators on the front lines in Libya, Syria and Bahrain, the documentary "We Are the Giant" puts names and faces to the "Arab Spring" unrest.
As of now, only a 525-page summary of the confidential, over 6,000-page Senate Intelligence Committee Study of the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program has been released. Yet even this small and heavily redacted excerpt, constituting only 8% of the entire report, shows CIA “enhanced interrogation” (a euphemism for torture formerly employed by none other than [...]
Hague-based court seeks intervention of Security Council to get authorities to hand over Saif al-Islam for trial.
Representative Trey Gowdy, Republican of South Carolina and chairman of the special committee on the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks on the diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, opened the panel's second hearing by defending why he continues to ask questions about what happened that day.
The descriptions are excruciating in their detail. But other important aspects—from the Obama administration’s stalling to Syria and Libya’s role—are missing from the Senate report.
Nokia today announced an update to its suite of HERE navigation apps for the Windows Phone platform. HERE Drive+ gains 18 new languages with the update, including Algeria, Iraq, Cyprus, and Libya, making for a total of 118 supported languages. Show More Summary
The Wall. St. Journal has an open access link to an article on how the failed Yemen rain went down. ISIS has taken a town in Libya. The Guardian has an interesting article on how bad and frightening it is. Isis posts a series of pictures showing... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Gen. David Rodriguez, who heads U.S. Africa Command, said that "around a couple hundred" IS fighters were estimated to be at training sites in the east of the country. IS controls large parts of Iraq and Syria, but Rodriguez said it was yet to establish a large presence in Libya. Show More Summary
The head of the U.S. Africa Command said the Islamic State has established training camps in eastern Libya. Gen. David Rodriguez, while briefing Pentagon reporters on December 3, added that the United States continues to search for the “network” behind the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Show More Summary
With the elected government struggling to enforce its writ in the north African country, a top U.S. general has confirmed the presence of ISIS training camps in eastern Libya
Italian Coast Guards recover bodies of at least 17 migrants and rescues 76 others off the island of Lampedusa.
Matthew VanDyke set out on a motorcycle journey across North Africa with a camera to document his quest to find himself. He landed in Libya, where he ended up joining in the revolution against Gaddafi's regime. Academy Award nominee Marshall Curry's documentary, Point and Shoot, tells the story of VanDyke's journey.? We sat down with Curry to chat about the film.
First, it seemed the wheels were coming off the bus internationally. Our people were murdered in Benghazi, Libya. Iraq crumbled. Then Libya crumbled, again. The Islamic State conquered vast stretches of territory. Russia grabbed part of Ukraine. Israel and the United States fought while Iran inched closer to getting the bomb. Our Sunni allies publicly […]
Credits: MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Alt Text: Armed militias in Libya Western nations voice grave concern that IS plans to exploit chaos engulfing the North African state One-Minute Read Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 10:40am The United States...Show More Summary
Needless to say, there’s so much going on in the world it becomes difficult to remain focused on current news items. However, It is imperative to sometimes search out news from outside sources that are far more honest than many of our American media outlets. For example, little is being reported of the Muslim Brotherhood […]